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Brookside Diner & Restaurant

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699 State Route 10, Whippany, NJ 07981
973 515-4433
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6:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast

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  • 20
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 0
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Home Cooking in Whippany

We stopped in for a late meal at the Brookside Diner. The food we had was well prepared and cooked to order not to mention the generous portions. The food is very tasty and your appetite will not go unsatisfied at this home style diner. Don't want to forget to mention the friendly staff too... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
NorthernGuy13
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Hamilton, Ontario
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Whippany, New Jersey
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

My wife and I eat here pretty often. It is quick and the food is good. It is standard New Jersey diner fare but it always leaves you satisfied. They also know about gluten allergies and can accommodate with gluten free pasta which is rare among NJ diners in my experience. If you are looking for a satisfying meal that... More 

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Hamilton, Ontario
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We stopped in for a late meal at the Brookside Diner. The food we had was well prepared and cooked to order not to mention the generous portions. The food is very tasty and your appetite will not go unsatisfied at this home style diner. Don't want to forget to mention the friendly staff too! Give it a try for... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

There is a difference. With all the diners in NJ once might assume they are interchangeable but they are not. My meal at the Brookside where I met a friend was pretty good. My hamburger was large and properly cooked if very slightly greasy and gristly. The pickle and coleslaw were also good. I didn't have French fries which are... More 

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Bellevue, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This diner is a wonderful place for satisfying your appetite. Good food and a lovely and well maintained facility. Reasonably priced, much to choose from, and friendly wait staff.

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We have dined here for twenty years and have always enjoyed the food and service. Wraps and burgers are excellent as well as all breakfast items.

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Elkton, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The food here is delicious!!!!! Even though they were busy, the service was excellent. I had the French dip and it was the leanest roast beef I have ever had in my life!!! My husband had the pizza burger (huge at 8 oz.) and it was the best he ever had!! Great place for great food at a very reasonable... More 

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Whataroa, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Old looking place, with high prices for diner food and small portions. Paid $16.99 for chicken parm with one 4 oz piece of chicken and less than 3 oz of pasta, total cost to this place $2.99. All his portions are at least 20 to 30% smaller than other places, this place is at least 30% more expensive then his... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I stopped in yesterday with my daughter and granddaughter on a long trip, looking for that homey diner experience instead of fast food. We weren't disappointed. The food was good -- nothing to write home about, but pretty much what I was expecting, and maybe a little better than that. The toddler enjoyed the plain mac & cheese. My buffalo... More 

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hanvoertodisney
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This was our first time at this diner. We were seated quickly, brought water quickly, and had a waitress take our drink order after a minute of reviewing the menu. She took our food order after bringing our drinks and we had hot cooked to order meals within 15 minutes of placing our order. The restaurant was well staffed, staff... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great food, good service, an old fashioned diner. Huge servings and daily specials. Homemade desserts and outstanding coffee. I usually get take-out, same quality and quantity as dine-in. The owner, John, is friendly and very personable. And it's close to home Doesn't get any better than that!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 699 State Route 10, Whippany, NJ 07981
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Whippany
  • Phone Number: 973 515-4433

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
6:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
6:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
6:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
6:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?